Sights & Attractions in Cairo

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Things to Do in Islamic Cairo North

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Bab al-Futuh
To the left, inside the entrance to the is a small passageway...
Architectural Sites, Viewpoints Islamic Cairo North
 
Bab al-Nasr
This gate is similar to Bab al-Futuh, except that two square...
Architectural Sites Islamic Cairo North
 
Bayt al-Suhaymi
Considered the best example of domestic Islamic architecture...
Houses / Mansions, Architectural Sites Islamic Cairo North
 
Complex of Qalaun
One of the early Mamluk rulers of Egypt, Mansur Qalaun was originally...
Architectural Sites, Memorials / Monuments Islamic Cairo North
 
Khan al-Khalili
The Khan has been a marketplace since the end of the 14th century...
Markets / Bazaars Islamic Cairo North
 
Madrasa and Mausoleum of Sultan al-Salih al-Ayyubi
Although it does not appear to be very significant from the street...
Architectural Sites, Memorials / Monuments Islamic Cairo North
 
Madrasa of al-Nasir Muhammad
Considered the greatest Mamluk sultan, al-Nasir ruled on three...
Architectural Sites Islamic Cairo North
 
Madrasa of Mithqal
This beautifully restored Mamluk madrasa, which is built in a...
Architectural Sites Islamic Cairo North
 
Madrasa of Sultan al-Zahir Baybars I
Al-Zahir Baybars' reign (1260–77) marked the real beginning of...
Architectural Sites Islamic Cairo North
 
Mosque and Madrasa of Barquq
The first of the Circassian Mamluk Sultans, Barquq assumed power...
Religious Sites Islamic Cairo North
 
Mosque of al-Aqmar
The name of the mosque means "the moonlit" and refers to the...
Religious Sites Islamic Cairo North
 
Mosque of al-Hakim
Originally built in AD 1010 by the Fatimid Khalifa (caliph) al-Hakim...
Religious Sites Islamic Cairo North
 
Palace of Bishtak
Bishtak was a wealthy amir who married one of Sultan al-Nasir...
Castles / Palaces Islamic Cairo North
 
Qa'a of Muhhib al-Din
Halfway up a street called Shar'a Bayt al-Qadi, on the west side...
Houses / Mansions, Architectural Sites Islamic Cairo North
 
Sabil-Kuttab of Abdul Rahman Katkhuda
Katkhuda is a Persian word meaning "master of the house." The...
Architectural Sites, Memorials / Monuments Islamic Cairo North
 
Sayyidna al-Husayn Mosque
One of the holiest sites in Egypt, the mosque was originally...
Religious Sites Islamic Cairo North
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